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Nancy Houchin Preston
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1847
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1907
Grayson County
Kentucky, USA

Nancy Frances Houchin Preston, the daughter of John Decatur Houchin and Mahulda Lindsey, was born on October 13, 1847 in Kentucky. She was the wife of John Sylvester Preston, who was born on July 3, 1844 in Kentucky.

At the time of the 1880 Census of Caneyville, Grayson County, Kentucky the John Sylvester Preston family consisted of: John S., a farmer, age 36; his wife Nancy F., a house keeper, age 30; and their children: William R., a laborer, age 14; Valuntine, a laborer, age 12; Woodford M., a laborer, age 10; Samuel O., age 8; John H., age 6; Huldah J., age 4; and Robert, age 2. All were born in Kentucky with their parents born in Kentucky.

Nancy Houchin and John Preston were the parents of the following children born in Grayson County, Kentucky:
1. William Riley - b. 29 May 1866 / d. 16 Jul 1894 -- 2h/o Arvenia Jane (Montgomery) Cockerel
2. Valentine - b. 23 Jan 1868 / d. 5 Oct 1893
3. Woodford Mitchell - b. 1870 / d. 1951
-- m. Jane (1875-1957)
4. Samuel Owen - b. 24 Feb 1872 / d. 2 Dec 1945 -- m. Dora Alice Willis (1876-1958)
5. John H. - b. 28 Jan 1874 / 6 Jan 1938
6. Hulda J. - b. 5 Apr 1876 / d. 1954
-- m. Jesse G. Sirles
7. Robert - b. 18 Jun 1878/ d. 23 Sep 1898
8. George R. - b. 24 Aug 1883 / d. 2 May 1885

John S. Preston received 76 acres on Big Ready that was surveyed on January 12, 1886. He died at the age of 63 years, 3 months and 30 days on November 2, 1907. He was buried in the Wilson Cemetery in Ready, Grayson County, Kentucky. His wife Nancy Preston joined him there after her death at the age of 80 years and 25 days on November 7, 1927.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Sylvester Preston (1844 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  William Riley Preston (1866 - 1894)*
  Valentine Preston (1868 - 1893)*
  Woodford Mitchell Preston (1870 - 1951)*
  Samuel Owen Preston (1872 - 1945)*
  John H. Preston (1874 - 1938)*
  Hulda J. Preston Sirles (1876 - 1954)*
  Robert Preston (1878 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wilson Cemetery
Ready
Grayson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: VirJean Potter Bozarth
Record added: Jan 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64126204
Nancy <i>Houchin</i> Preston
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Nancy <i>Houchin</i> Preston
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Nancy <i>Houchin</i> Preston
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Remembering Nancy Houchin Preston with flowers and a memorial
- VirJean Potter Bozarth
 Added: Jan. 14, 2011
 
 
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